BLB1101 - Australian Legal System in Context
BLB1114 - Legal Research Methods
|1.||Critique the leading legal theories (especially in the Anglo-American jurisdictions)and justify their relevance to our society;|
|2.||Contextualise the Law's connections with other disciplines (such as History, Philosophy, Sociology, and Political Science)as prevalent in contemporary settings;|
|3.||Justify the relevance of conceptualization, epistemology (theory of knowledge), morality, ethics, and ideology, to law in contexts subject to change;|
|4.||Analyse the theoretical underpinnings of substantive law already studied and sharper analytical tools an map their connections to future studies and practice;|
|5.||Identify, research, evaluate and synthesise relevant knowledge and communicate (both orally and in writing) one stand with initiative and judgement; and|
|6.||Critically reflect on theoretical predispositions, and argue and justify one's own theoretical and normative perspectives on the law, and more generally.|
|Essay||Case Study 1,500 words||30%|
|Essay||Research Essay 2,500 words||70%|
Lloyd's Introduction to Jurisprudence 9th ed,
Freeman, MDA 2014,
Sweet and Maxwell, London
Understanding Jurisprudence: An Introduction to Legal Theory 3rd ed,
Wacks, R 2012,
Oxford University Press, Oxford
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